Buffalo Sabres

The Sabres send Pilut back to Rochester

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres got back from a week in Sweden on Sunday night. With the team off on Monday and being back in North America, they've sent Lawrence Pilut back to Rochester. Pilut didn't play in either of the losses to Tampa Bay as he was called up in case of injury. Buffalo doesn'...
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The Sabres leave Sweden with no points

(WGR 550) - The Sabres came out flying in Game Two in Sweden, but once again let a slumping goalie gain his confidence. Curtis McElhinney came in with a 3.93 goals against and .899 save percentage. The Sabres came out 5-on-5 and were all over the Lightning until Tampa Bay got a late first period...
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Sabres trail the Lightning 2-1 in the second period

Day 1 of the Global Series between the Sabres and Lightning in Sweden didn't go Buffalo's way. Sam Reinhart tried to force the Lightning's hand, but Andrei Vasilevskiy and the Lightning were able hold them off. Reinhart got things started again for the Sabres, scoring midway through the first for...
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The Sabres need more urgency to win

(WGR 550) - I think the thing that bothered me the most about the Sabres fourth straight loss was there was very little urgency or intensity in their game. For the first five minutes of the game and the last 10 minutes, they worked hard, possessed the puck and played in the offensive zone. Other...
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Sabres trail Tampa Bay 2-0 in the second period in Sweden

The Buffalo Sabres are looking to get back on track after a losing skid, with a pair of games versus the Tampa Bay Lightning in Stockholm, Sweden, as part of the NHL's Global Series. The Sabres have the most Swedish players in the NHL, with six, so it was a homecoming of sorts for plenty of the...
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Two games in Sweden will mean a lot to hockey in that countr

(WGR 550) - Victor Hedman is the only Swedish player on the Tampa Bay’s roster, but Buffalo will have the home advantage. Swedes with the Sabres include Rasmus Dahlin, Victor Olofsson, Linus Ullmark, Johan Larsson, Marcus Johansson and Lawrence Pilut. Buffalo and the Lightning will play two games...
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The Sabres make some roster moves

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres need three goalies to go to Sweden so Andrew Hammond will travel with the team. Marco Scandella has been put on injured reserve so Lawrence Pilut gets to travel to his homeland as he gets called up. Pilut played 33 games for the Sabres last season. The defenseman...
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The Sabres have now lost three straight

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - There’s not much to say about the Sabres 1-0 loss to the Islanders. It certainly wasn’t from a lack of effort. The team worked hard and limited the chances just like the Islanders did. Jack Eichel was on the postgame show and said, “I thought we had a lot of opportunities, I...
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Gamenight: Sabres Take On Islanders

After a 6-1 loss to the Capitals, the Sabres try to rebound against the New York Islanders. Carter Hutton got the nod for the Sabres in goal and made nine saves in the period, missing from one behind the net by Derrick Brassard. His shot banked in off Hutton's skate against the post and in. SCORING...
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Sabres Montour and Vesey return

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Ralph Krueger announced that Jimmy Vesey will return to the lineup on Saturday and Brandon Montour will play his first game of the season. Vesey will go in for Evan Rodrigues and Montour replaces John Gilmour. On Friday Victor Olofsson was named NHL Rookie of the Month for...
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